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1 MayPaper Quilling | Earlville Library

Starts: 01 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 01 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Wednesday of the month
Location: Earlville Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Come along and learn the delicate art of paper quilling for at Earlville Library. All welcome!

Paper Quilling is a craft in which paper is rolled, shaped and glued together to create beautiful designs.

This event does not run on public holidays.

1 MayStorytime | City Library

Starts: 01 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 01 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Wednesday
Location: City Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

This event does not run on public holidays.

1 MayStorytime | Manunda Library

Starts: 01 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 01 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Wednesday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

This event does not run on public holidays.

2 MayPaper Quilling | City Library

Starts: 02 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 02 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Thursday
Location: City Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Come along and learn the delicate art of paper quilling at City Library. All welcome!

Paper Quilling is a craft in which paper is rolled, shaped and glued together to create beautiful designs.

This event does not run on public holidays.

2 MayTech Savvy Seniors: Watching TV and YouTube on your iPad | Hambledon House

Tech Savvy Seniors
Starts: 02 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 02 May 2019 12:30 pm
Location: Hambledon House Phone: 4044 3727
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

By the end of the session you will be able to

-  Understand the difference between free vs subscription models of online/steaming video

- Use the iView App to watch ABC content

- Use YouTube App to find and watch content

Please Note:

You must register for this free event.

iPads will be supplied by Cairns Libraries - no BYO devices during sessions

Light refreshments will be provided (Tea and Coffee)

Places are limited, if you can’t make it for any reason please cancel your booking either by phone or online so others can take your place.

2 MayEbooks and more! | Manunda Library

Ebooks and More
Starts: 02 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 02 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Thursday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Drop into Manunda Library and learn about our eLibrary and how you can access a huge range of resources from home. Optional:  BYO Android or Apple device.

Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

2 MayStorytime | Earlville Library

Starts: 02 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 02 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Thursday
Location: Earlville Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

This event does not run on public holidays.

2 MayStorytime | Edmonton Library

Starts: 02 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 02 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Thursday of the month
Location: Edmonton Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3735

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

This event does not run on public holidays.

3 MayFirst 5 Forever: Sugarworld Parklands Playtime (Ages 0-5yrs) | Edmonton - Sugarworld

F5F Playgroup Image
Starts: 03 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 03 May 2019 11:00 am
Location: Sugarworld Parklands, Edmonton - under the raintree
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3410

Come along and join in on fun learning activities, story time and songs!

This activity is for all families and carers with children aged 0-5

These activities take place under the raintree (near the public car park) or in the nearby building if it’s raining and run during school term only.

These sessions are held in partnership with Hambledon House and funded through Communities for Children and State Library of Queensland.

3 MayConversation Cafe | Stratford Library

Conversation Cafe
Starts: 03 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 03 May 2019 11:30 am
Location: Stratford Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3733

Join us at Stratford Library for some good company and interesting conversations. Light refreshments provided.

All welcome!

This month's topic is Free Legal Help: Consumer rights & scams.

3 MayLEGO Mania | Smithfield Library - During School Term Only

LegoMania
Starts: 03 May 2019 03:30 pm
Ends: 03 May 2019 04:30 pm
Frequency: Every week on Friday
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Come join in the free fun of building with LEGO.

At Smithfield Library every Friday 3.30pm-4.30pm.

This program does not run during school holidays.

7 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 07 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 07 May 2019 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

7 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 07 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 07 May 2019 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

7 MayBaby Rhyme Time | Earlville Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 07 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 07 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Tuesday of the month
Location: Earlville Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

This event does not run on public holidays.

7 MayStorytime | Gordonvale Library

Starts: 07 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 07 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Tuesday of the month
Location: Gordonvale Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3778

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

This event does not run on public holidays.

7 MayStorytime | Smithfield Library

Starts: 07 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 07 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Tuesday
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

This event does not run on public holidays.

8 MayIT Hour | Earlville Library

Starts: 08 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 08 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Wednesday of the month
Location: Earlville Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Drop into Earlville Libraries IT Hour with your IT questions and we'll do our best to assist you. Sessions are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

This event does not run on public holidays.

9 MayCairns Community Legal Centre Talks: Enduring Power of Attorney | Manunda Library

Legal talk
Starts: 09 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 09 May 2019 12:00 pm
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

What is an EPOA?

Why is it so important?

My kids are doing everything and getting my money anyway.

Come along to the Manunda Library and find out about all the tricks and traps around completing an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPOA) and protecting your rights to choose who makes decisions on your behalf.

9 MayTech Savvy Seniors: Intro to Facebook | Stratford Library

Tech Savvy Seniors
Starts: 09 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 09 May 2019 12:30 pm
Location: Stratford Library Phone: 4044 3727
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

By the end of the session you will be able to

- Create a new Facebook account

- Change your Facebook profile

- Search for Facebook friends

- Post to Facebook

Please Note:

Please bring along your Facebook user name AND password or  if you don’t  have a Facebook account, please bring your own smartphone which is required to sign up to a new Facebook account.  (Note: To sign up for Facebook you must provide your name, mobile phone number, gender and DOB.)

If you are unable to do wither of these you will be given a generic Facebook account on the day.

iPads will be supplied by Cairns Libraries - no BYO devices during sessions

Light refreshments will be provided (Tea and Coffee)

Places are limited, if you can’t make it for any reason please cancel your booking either by phone or online so others can take your place.

9 MayBaby Rhyme Time | Smithfield Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 09 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 09 May 2019 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Thursday of the month
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

This event does not run on public holidays.

10 MayFirst 5 Forever: Sugarworld Parklands Playtime (Ages 0-5yrs) | Edmonton - Sugarworld

F5F Playgroup Image
Starts: 10 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 10 May 2019 11:00 am
Location: Sugarworld Parklands, Edmonton - under the raintree
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3410

Come along and join in on fun learning activities, story time and songs!

This activity is for all families and carers with children aged 0-5

These activities take place under the raintree (near the public car park) or in the nearby building if it’s raining and run during school term only.

These sessions are held in partnership with Hambledon House and funded through Communities for Children and State Library of Queensland.

10 MayTech Savvy Seniors: Watching TV and YouTube on your iPad | Earlville Library

Tech Savvy Seniors
Starts: 10 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 10 May 2019 12:30 pm
Location: Earlville Library Phone: 4044 3727
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

By the end of the session you will be able to

-  Understand the difference between free vs subscription models of online/steaming video

- Use the iView App to watch ABC content

- Use YouTube App to find and watch content

Please Note:

You must register for this free event.

iPads will be supplied by Cairns Libraries - no BYO devices during sessions

Light refreshments will be provided (Tea and Coffee)

Places are limited, if you can’t make it for any reason please cancel your booking either by phone or online so others can take your place.

13 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 13 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 13 May 2019 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

13 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 13 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 13 May 2019 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

14 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 14 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 14 May 2019 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

14 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 14 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 14 May 2019 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

14 MayTech Savvy Seniors: Intro to Email (Gmail) | City Library

Tech Savvy Seniors
Starts: 14 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 14 May 2019 12:30 pm
Location: City Library Phone: 4044 3727
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

By the end of the session you will be able to

- Create a new Gmail account

- Access emails using the Gmail App

- Create and send an email

-  Reply to an email

Please Note:

Pease bring along a Gmail user name AND password Or if your don’t have a Gmail account, please bring your own smartphone which is required to sign up to a new Gmail account.  (Note: To sign up for Gmail you must provide your name, mobile phone number, gender and DOB.)

If you are unable to do either of these you will be given a generic Gmail account on the day.

iPads will be supplied by Cairns Libraries - no BYO devices during sessions

Light refreshments will be provided (Tea and Coffee)

Places are limited, if you can’t make it for any reason please cancel your booking either by phone or online so others can take your place.

14 MayStorytime | Stratford Library

Starts: 14 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 14 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
Location: Stratford Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3733

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

This event does not run on public holidays.

16 MayPlaygroups QLD Messy Play | North Cairns Tigers

PopUp Library
Starts: 16 May 2019 09:00 am
Ends: 16 May 2019 12:00 pm
Location: North Cairns Tigers 32 Behan Street Manunda, just off McNamara Street.
Web:
Email:
Contact:

Our lovely mobile library will be out and about at the Playgroup QLD Messy Play event. Providing the perfect outdoor reading entertainment, join in the fun and sit amongst the cushions, where you can read a lovely assortment of board books, storybooks and ask our friendly staff about our first5forever program. There will also be toys and play tables!

16 MayTech Savvy Seniors: Accessing info online | Smithfield Library

Tech Savvy Seniors
Starts: 16 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 16 May 2019 12:30 pm
Location: Smithfield Library Phone: 4044 3727
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

By the end of the session you will be able to

- Use a Browser App to search and navigate the internet

- Find a variety of useful web sites

- Find information on the web sites

-  Use the internet safely

Please Note:

iPads will be supplied by Cairns Libraries - no BYO devices during sessions

Light refreshments will be provided (Tea and Coffee)

Places are limited, if you can’t make it for any reason please cancel your booking either by phone or online so others can take your place.

16 MayBaby Rhyme Time | Stratford Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 16 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 16 May 2019 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: Stratford Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3733

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

This event does not run on public holidays.

16 MayEbooks and more! | Manunda Library

Ebooks and More
Starts: 16 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 16 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Drop into Manunda Library and learn about our eLibrary and how you can asses a huge range of resources from home. Optional: BYO Android or Apple device.

Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

17 MayFirst 5 Forever: Sugarworld Parklands Playtime (Ages 0-5yrs) | Edmonton Sugarworld

F5F Playgroup Image
Starts: 17 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 17 May 2019 11:00 am
Location: Edmonton Sugarworld - under the Raintree
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3410

Come along and join in on fun learning activities, story time and songs!

This activity is for all families and carers with children aged 0-5

These activities take place under the raintree (near the public car park) or in the nearby building if it’s raining and run during school term only.

These sessions are held in partnership with Hambledon House and funded through Communities for Children and State Library of Queensland.

17 MayFilm Club | City Library

Film Club
Starts: 17 May 2019 12:00 pm
Ends: 17 May 2019 02:30 pm
Location: City Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Join fellow movie lovers each month at the City Library for a screening and discussion in a relaxed setting.

This month's movie is Boy.

19 MayPop Up Library - Cairns Children's Festival

PopUp Library
Starts: 19 May 2019 09:00 am
Ends: 19 May 2019 03:00 pm
Location: Tanks Arts Centre & Cairns Botanic Gardens
Web:
Email:
Contact:

Our lovely mobile library will be out and about at the Cairns Children's Festival.

Providing the perfect outdoor reading entertainment, join in the fun and sit amongst the cushions, where you can read a lovely assortment of board books, storybooks and ask our friendly staff about our first5forever program. Help create our under the sea garden, join in our interactive storytimes and check out our cardboard submarine!

20 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 20 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 20 May 2019 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

20 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 20 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 20 May 2019 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

20 MayStorytime | Babinda Library

Starts: 20 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 20 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Monday of the month
Location: Babinda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4067 1112

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

This event does not run on public holidays.

21 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 21 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 21 May 2019 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

21 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 21 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 21 May 2019 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

21 MayBaby Rhyme Time | Earlville Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 21 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 21 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Tuesday of the month
Location: Earlville Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

This event does not run on public holidays.

22 MayNational Simultaneous Storytime - City Library

Starts: 22 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 22 May 2019 11:30 am
Location: City Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) with a special interactive reading of ‘Alpacas with Maracas’ by Australian author, Matt Cosgrove. NSS is an annual event that happens across Australia and celebrates reading, literacy, Australian Authors and Publishers. We hope you can join us and help make this year's NSS celebration bigger and better at City library!

22 MayNational Simultaneous Storytime - Babinda Library

Starts: 22 May 2019 11:00 am
Ends: 22 May 2019 11:45 am
Location: Babinda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4067 8400

Celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) with a special interactive reading of ‘Alpacas with Maracas’ by Australian author, Matt Cosgrove. NSS is an annual event that happens across Australia and celebrates reading, literacy, Australian Authors and Publishers. We hope you can join us and help make this year's NSS celebration bigger and better at Babinda library!

22 MayNational Simultaneous Storytime - Earlville Library

Starts: 22 May 2019 11:00 am
Ends: 22 May 2019 11:45 am
Location: Earlville Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3766

Celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) with a special interactive reading of ‘Alpacas with Maracas’ by Australian author, Matt Cosgrove. NSS is an annual event that happens across Australia and celebrates reading, literacy, Australian Authors and Publishers. We hope you can join us and help make this year's NSS celebration bigger and better at Earlville library!

22 MayNational Simultaneous Storytime - Edmonton Library

Starts: 22 May 2019 11:00 am
Ends: 22 May 2019 11:30 am
Location: Edmonton Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3735

Celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) with a special interactive reading of ‘Alpacas with Maracas’ by Australian author, Matt Cosgrove. NSS is an annual event that happens across Australia and celebrates reading, literacy, Australian Authors and Publishers. We hope you can join us and help make this year's NSS celebration bigger and better at Edmonton library!

22 MayNational Simultaneous Storytime - Smithfield Library

Starts: 22 May 2019 11:00 am
Ends: 22 May 2019 12:00 pm
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) with a special interactive reading of ‘Alpacas with Maracas’ by Australian author, Matt Cosgrove. NSS is an annual event that happens across Australia and celebrates reading, literacy, Australian Authors and Publishers. We hope you can join us and help make this year's NSS celebration bigger and better at Smithfield library!

22 MayNational Simultaneous Storytime - Stratford Library

Starts: 22 May 2019 11:00 am
Ends: 22 May 2019 11:30 am
Location: Stratford Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3733

Celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) with a special interactive reading of ‘Alpacas with Maracas’ by Australian author, Matt Cosgrove. NSS is an annual event that happens across Australia and celebrates reading, literacy, Australian Authors and Publishers. We hope you can join us and help make this year's NSS celebration bigger and better at Stratford library!

23 MayWartime Walk | City Library

Wartime Walk 2019
Starts: 23 May 2019 09:00 am
Ends: 23 May 2019 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Thursday of the month, until 24 Oct 2019
Location: City Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: Phone 4044 3720

Take a step back in time to explore the buildings of Cairns City and their use during the wars. Cost: $5.00, payable to the RSL Sub Branch.

Walks start 9am at the City Library, walking time approximately 2 hours, concluding at the Cairns RSL Sub Branch. Morning tea provided.

23 MayLibrary Refurbishment Celebration | Manunda Library

Celebration image
Starts: 23 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 23 May 2019 10:30 am
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Come along for a morning tea to celebrate Manunda Library's refurbishment!

23 MayCairns Legal Centre: Online Scams | Hambledon House, Edmonton

Legal talk
Starts: 23 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 23 May 2019 12:00 pm
Location: Hambledon House, Edmonton
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3735

Come along to the Hambledon House and find out about all the tricks and traps of Online Scams and how to be safe online.

23 MayTech Savvy Seniors: Intro to iPads | Manunda Library

Tech Savvy Seniors
Starts: 23 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 23 May 2019 12:30 pm
Location: Manunda Library Phone: 4044 3727
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

By the end of the session you will be able to

- Turn on the device

- Sign on using the device security pin

- Connect to the Wi-Fi

- Use Apps

- Use Chrome to search and navigate the internet

- Complete a web form

Please Note:

You must register for this free event.

iPads will be supplied by Cairns Libraries - no BYO devices during sessions.

Light refreshments will be provided (Tea and Coffee)

Places are limited, if you can’t make it for any reason please cancel your booking either by phone or online so others can take your place.

23 MayAuthor Visit with Barbara Miller | Smithfield Library

Barbara Miller
Starts: 23 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 23 May 2019 12:00 pm
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Meet the author Barbara Miller as she discusses her latest novel If I survive: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 100-year-old Lena Goldstein's miracle story.

23 MayBaby Rhyme Time | City Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 23 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 23 May 2019 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Thursday of the month
Location: City Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Regular sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

This event does not run on public holidays.

23 MayNational Museum Australia: Heroic Animals Virtual Tour - City Library

Starts: 23 May 2019 04:00 pm
Ends: 23 May 2019 05:00 pm
Location: City Library
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Contact: 4044 3720

Come on a live and interactive video journey through the National of Museum of Australia to explore Heroic Animals in Australian history! Join Robert Bunzli in Canberra for an amazing tour where you'll meet Trim the intrepid explorer cat, Phar Lap the legendary race horse and other historically significant animals! This is a FREE event for adults and families with children aged 5 yrs plus.

24 MayFirst 5 Forever: Sugarworld Parklands Playtime (Ages 0-5yrs) | Edmonton - Sugarworld

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Starts: 24 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 24 May 2019 11:00 am
Location: Sugarworld Parklands, Edmonton - under the raintree
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3410

Come along and join in on fun learning activities, story time and songs!

This activity is for all families and carers with children aged 0-5

These activities take place under the raintree (near the public car park) or in the nearby building if it’s raining and run during school term only.

These sessions are held in partnership with Hambledon House and funded through Communities for Children and State Library of Queensland.

27 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 27 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 27 May 2019 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

27 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 27 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 27 May 2019 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

27 MayTech Savvy Seniors: Accessing info online | Earlville Library

Tech Savvy Seniors
Starts: 27 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 27 May 2019 12:30 pm
Location: Earlville Library Phone: 4044 3727
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

By the end of the session you will be able to

- Use a Browser App to search and navigate the internet

- Find a variety of useful web sites

- Find information on the web sites

-  Use the internet safely

Please Note:

iPads will be supplied by Cairns Libraries - no BYO devices during sessions

Light refreshments will be provided (Tea and Coffee)

Places are limited, if you can’t make it for any reason please cancel your booking either by phone or online so others can take your place.

28 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Babies (Ages 6 - 12 mths) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 28 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 28 May 2019 10:00 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for babies aged 6 - 12 months. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

28 MayFirst 5 Forever: Splash & Sing Toddlers (Ages 1 - 4 yrs) | Tobruk Pool

Splash and Sing
Starts: 28 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 28 May 2019 10:30 am
Location: Tobruk Memorial Pool, Sheridan St, Cairns.
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

Experience the magic of our popular rhyme time sessions with your child at the pool. This interactive session includes stories, rhymes and active movement songs for young children.

Ideal for toddlers 1 - 4 years. It is expected that each child is accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. Join us after at our poolside pop-up library.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

28 MayBaby Rhyme Time | Manunda Library

Baby Rhyme Time
Starts: 28 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 28 May 2019 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Tuesday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Regular sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

This event does not run on public holidays.

29 MayConversation Cafe | Smithfield Library

Conversation Cafe
Starts: 29 May 2019 10:30 am
Ends: 29 May 2019 11:30 am
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Join us at Smithfield Library for some good company and interesting conversations. Light refreshments provided.

All welcome!

This month's topic is Biggest Morning Tea Bake-Off: Bring your best morning tea recipe to share.

30 MayTech Savvy Seniors: Intro to Facebook | Smithfield Library

Tech Savvy Seniors
Starts: 30 May 2019 10:00 am
Ends: 30 May 2019 12:30 pm
Location: Smithfield Library Phone: 4044 3727
Web:
Email:
Contact: REGISTER HERE

By the end of the session you will be able to

- Create a new Facebook account

- Change your Facebook profile

- Search for Facebook friends

- Post to Facebook

Please Note:

Please bring along your Facebook user name AND password or  if you don’t  have a Facebook account, please bring your own smartphone which is required to sign up to a new Facebook account.  (Note: To sign up for Facebook you must provide your name, mobile phone number, gender and DOB.)

If you are unable to do wither of these you will be given a generic Facebook account on the day.

iPads will be supplied by Cairns Libraries - no BYO devices during sessions

Light refreshments will be provided (Tea and Coffee)

Places are limited, if you can’t make it for any reason please cancel your booking either by phone or online so others can take your place.

31 MayFirst 5 Forever: Sugarworld Parklands Playtime (Ages 0-5yrs) | Edmonton - Sugarworld

F5F Playgroup Image
Starts: 31 May 2019 09:30 am
Ends: 31 May 2019 11:00 am
Location: Sugarworld Parklands, Edmonton - under the raintree
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3410

Come along and join in on fun learning activities, story time and songs!

This activity is for all families and carers with children aged 0-5

These activities take place under the raintree (near the public car park) or in the nearby building if it’s raining and run during school term only.

These sessions are held in partnership with Hambledon House and funded through Communities for Children and State Library of Queensland.